[Web4lib] Position Announcement: Head of Library Technology Services, Eastern Illinois University

Stacey Knight slknight at eiu.edu
Mon Jul 11 16:01:02 EDT 2011

Position Announcement: Head of Library Technology Services, Eastern
Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University is seeking a librarian for a 12-month,
tenure-track position.  Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the
individual will be responsible for development and management of the
library’s technology resources and applications, scripting and programming
for internally developed projects, supervising staff, and serving as
liaison to campus technology committees. Other duties may include service
at the reference desk and supervision of a technology service desk.
Candidates must possess an ALA-accredited MLS; a second master’s degree is
preferred and required for assistant professor rank and for tenure. This
position requires knowledge of scripting languages such as PHP, ASP, and
JavaScript and of relational database applications using MySQL, MS Access,
and Oracle. Desired qualifications: familiarity with Windows, Linux and
Macintosh platforms; interest in open source applications and vendor and
social network APIs; proficiency with additional programming languages;
and supervisory experience.  Success in the position will require strong
organizational skills, knowledge of library principles and practices,
effective communication abilities, and a dedication to public and
institutional service. Starting date: October 3, 2011, negotiable.

Review of applications begins August 15, 2011, and continues until campus
interviews are scheduled. Minimum annual salary for tenure-track assistant
professor is $57,540, dependent upon qualifications.

Send letter of application, to include links to publicly accessible web
projects, and current resume (with names, addresses, telephone numbers,
and email addresses of three references) to:

email (preferred) to pamanley at eiu.edu; or fax to 217-581-7534.

Paper application packets may be sent to:

Dr. Allen Lanham, Dean of Library Services,
Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920-3099

Eastern Illinois University is an equal opportunity/equal
access/affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse
community. Visit us at www.library.eiu.edu.

Stacey Knight-Davis

Booth Library
Eastern Illinois University                 Office Phone: 217-581-7549
Charleston, IL  61920                Reference Services: 217-581-6072

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